Quotes: storyteller

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  • Irvin S. Cobb
    Irvin S. Cobb
    American author, humorist, editor and columnist 1876-1944
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    A good storyteller is a person with a good memory and hopes other people haven't.
  • Bill Plympton
    Bill Plympton
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    Being a talented artist is good, it's nice, but it's not the most important thing. I think being a good storyteller, having a good idea, a good gag, is probably more important than being a great artist.
  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
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    From my point of view, which is that of a storyteller, I see your life as something artful, waiting, just waiting and ready for you to make it art.
  • I definitely managed to do different kinds of things. My focus is usually who the director is, because at the end of the day the director is the storyteller, what the movie is all about. I don't want to participate in something that I don't think is constructive storytelling.
  • Bryce Courtenay
    Bryce Courtenay
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    I guess my use-by date is just about up but if I could come back as a storyteller now, I would be jumping over the moon because wow, just think what's available.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Man is eminently a storyteller. His search for a purpose, a cause, an ideal, a mission and the like is largely a search for a plot and a pattern in the development of his life story - a story that is basically without meaning or pattern.
  • Bruce Coville
    Bruce Coville
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    Most of all, I love being a storyteller. And yes, I want to make a good living, but I'm not always driven by the best commercial sense.
  • Lazarus Long
    Lazarus Long
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    No storyteller has ever been able to dream up anything as fantastically unlikely as what really does happen in this mad Universe.
  • The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live.
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
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    The success of the storytellers - we're only as good as what we can withhold from the audience. Aspects of surprise and letting things play out for the audience - it's so much a part of their enjoyment. It's one of the great things about working in the movies and being a great storyteller.
  • Barry Levinson
    Barry Levinson
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    When I began to think about the head of the family, the storyteller, the rise of television which became the new storyteller, the break-up of the American family as an idea and then Avalon came.
  • Carlton Cuse
    Carlton Cuse
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    When you're a storyteller, part of the process of storytelling is the kind of communion you form with the audience to whom you're telling your story. If some segment of the audience doesn't like that story, it doesn't feel good.
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